The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing REST 8 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.07% 1.78% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.91% 7.51% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
REST
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 213 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.82% 23.69% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 127 99
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for REST.

1 25 (96.15%) SOAP
2 17 (65.38%) SOA
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) JSON
6 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 9 (34.62%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
6 9 (34.62%) High Availability
7 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 7 (26.92%) Retail
8 7 (26.92%) DevOps
9 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
9 6 (23.08%) IBM
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) MSMQ
10 5 (19.23%) XSD
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) DataPower
10 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
10 5 (19.23%) SaaS
11 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
11 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
11 4 (15.38%) Cryptocurrency
11 4 (15.38%) Blockchain

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Android Studio
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Flyway
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Android Developer
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Web Architect
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) SOAP
2 10 (38.46%) JSON
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) Middleware
5 5 (19.23%) MSMQ
5 5 (19.23%) WCF
5 5 (19.23%) XSD
6 4 (15.38%) DOM
7 3 (11.54%) Android SDK
7 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) WSDL
8 2 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (3.85%) SAML
9 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) DataPower
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Blockchain
2 4 (15.38%) Cryptocurrency
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) SOA
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
3 9 (34.62%) High Availability
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Android Development
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) EAI
8 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe